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CA Immo intends to issue a benchmark size corporate bond

CA Immobilien Anlagen Aktiengesellschaft intends to issue a benchmark size corporate bond and to repurchase certain of its outstanding corporate bonds

The information contained in this ad hoc announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, within the United States of America (“USA”), Australia, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Singapore, Belgium, France, Italy or in other countries in which the release, publication or distribution may be unlawful.

Vienna, 16 January 2020. Stock-listed CA Immobilien Anlagen Aktiengesellschaft (the “Company”), with its business address at Mechelgasse 1, 1030 Vienna (Bloomberg: CAI AV, Reuters: CAIV.VI; ISIN: AT0000641352; Moody’s Rating: Baa2, stable) has mandated J.P. Morgan as Sole Global Coordinator, and Erste Group, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley as Joint Bookrunners with the intension to issue an inaugural EUR RegS bearer fixed rate senior unsecured benchmark bond with seven-year maturity, subject to market conditions. The final listing prospectus, when published, will be available on the website of the Company (https://www.caimmo.com).

Concurrently, the Company has decided to invite holders of its below-mentioned outstanding bonds to offer the Company to repurchase the outstanding bonds against cash payment.

Issue TitleISIN      Repurchase rate (excluding accrued interests)
EUR 140,000,000 1.875 % Bonds 2016-2021AT0000A1LJH1102.55%
EUR 175,000,000 2.750 % Bonds 2015-2022AT0000A1CB33105.10%
EUR 150,000,000 2.750 % Bonds 2016-2023AT0000A1JVU3107.10%

 As of today, the Company intends to accept offers for notes tendered up to a maximum nominal amount of EUR 60 million, subject to its discretion to increase this maximum amount. 

The invitation to make repurchase offers is exclusively made on terms and conditions set out in a tender offer memorandum, which will be available on the Company’s website within the invitation period, expected to run from 17 until 31 January 2020, 15:00 CET. The tender offer memorandum will also be available from Erste Group Bank AG as tender agent. Repurchase offers may be rejected at the sole discretion of the Company for any reason whatsoever and the Company is not obliged to disclose the reasons for or to justify such rejection.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the issue of the bonds in particular for further growth and the optimisation of debt, the funding of any cash tender offers made by holders of the abovementioned outstanding bonds, and other general corporate purposes. The expected net proceeds are largely earmarked for the financing and refinancing of properties including the Company’s future acquisitions and development projects.

Note: This ad hoc announcement is mandatory pursuant to Article 17 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation). It does not constitute financial analysis or advice relating to financial securities, nor an offer, a solicitation or invitation to purchase or sell securities of the Company, nor does it constitute an invitation to holders of the outstanding bonds to make repurchase offers to the Company, and is not meant for release, publication or distribution within the USA, Australia, Canada, Japan. the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Singapore, Belgium, France or Italy.

The distribution of this ad hoc announcement and the offer and sale of the bonds, referred to in this ad hoc announcement, may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions and persons reading this ad hoc announcement should inform themselves about and comply with any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with such restrictions may constitute a violation of securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

Any offer of bonds to the public, as referred to in this ad hoc announcement, in an EEA Member State is exclusively addressed to qualified investors (within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017) in that Member State. This ad hoc announcement does not constitute a recommendation with respect to the private placement of the bonds. Investors should consult a professional advisor as to the suitability of the private placement for the person concerned.

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